Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
Broome, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Broome, Western Australia, Australia filter
View from the train showing 2 tunnels and a bridge on the Amchow-Yunnanfu section of the Yunnan Railway.

View from the train showing 2 tunnels and a bridge on the Am...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
Apply Anne Stockton collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Karl H. Aumuller
Apply Karl H. Aumuller filter
1913
Apply 1913 filter
Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Common Ground

Common Ground

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
Apply People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1 filter
Magazines
Apply Magazines filter
People for Nuclear Disarmament
Apply People for Nuclear Disarmament filter
The Blue Lake and Lake Drive, Mt Gambier, SA

The Blue Lake and Lake Drive, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
Apply Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia filter
Rose Stereograph Co.
Apply Rose Stereograph Co. filter
Kent St, Sydney.  A Happy New Year

Kent St, Sydney. A Happy New Year

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr A J. Plummer
Apply Mr A J. Plummer filter
1906
Apply 1906 filter
Head ornament

Head ornament

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
Apply Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1 filter
Head ornaments
Apply Head ornaments filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Wanung
Apply Wanung filter
Clifton Gardens

Clifton Gardens

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Clifton Gardens, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Clifton Gardens, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1908
Apply 1908 filter
A colour photograph of a store with blue and white awnings

A colour photograph of a store with blue and white awnings

J B Young Ltd collection
Apply J B Young Ltd collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Parkes, New South Wales, Australia filter
1981
Apply 1981 filter
Black and white photographic postcard of Promenade, Bondi Beach, Sydney N.S.W.

Black and white photographic postcard of Promenade, Bondi Be...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large nugget

Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large...

Smales Jewellers collection
Apply Smales Jewellers collection filter
Brooches
Apply Brooches filter
Western Australia, Australia
Apply Western Australia, Australia filter
Crawford family
Apply Crawford family filter
1890
Apply 1890 filter
'Honey Ant Hunt, painted by Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri, 1975

'Honey Ant Hunt, painted by Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
Apply Tim L. Tjapaltjarri filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Gurrnhayu
Apply Gurrnhayu filter
A test of Discipline

A test of Discipline

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
Apply Australian Institute of Anatomy collection filter
Aboriginal breastplates
Apply Aboriginal breastplates filter
Arrawatta, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Arrawatta, New South Wales, Australia filter
Bulgra
Apply Bulgra filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Lhotzkya genethylloides

Lhotzkya genethylloides

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
Apply Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection filter
Botanical specimens
Apply Botanical specimens filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
Apply Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller filter
1876
Apply 1876 filter
Round tin plate

Round tin plate

Bothwell Museum collection
Apply Bothwell Museum collection filter
Plates
Apply Plates filter
Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia filter
Bothwell Museum
Apply Bothwell Museum filter
Nalanji

Nalanji

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
Apply Balarinji Art collection no. 2 filter
Gouache paintings
Apply Gouache paintings filter
Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
Apply Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group filter
Five men and four women seated around a dinner table

Five men and four women seated around a dinner table

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
Apply St George Budapest Soccer Club collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Child's drawing - Pukumani Poles

Child's drawing - Pukumani Poles

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
Apply Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri... filter
Anacleta Timaepakua
Apply Anacleta Timaepakua filter
Christmas Greetings: Australian Sheep Shearing Shed -

Christmas Greetings: Australian Sheep Shearing Shed -

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1914
Apply 1914 filter
Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
Apply Papuan Official collection filter
Shell money
Apply Shell money filter
Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
Apply Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania filter
Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
Apply Professor Wallace E. Armstrong filter
1923
Apply 1923 filter
Gannon and Gibson Grocers

Gannon and Gibson Grocers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1917
Apply 1917 filter
Epping school, Class 5 in 1921

Epping school, Class 5 in 1921

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1921
Apply 1921 filter
Illuminated address to William Barbour

Illuminated address to William Barbour

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
Apply Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2 filter
Illuminated addresses
Apply Illuminated addresses filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr William Barbour Smith
Apply Mr William Barbour Smith filter
1907
Apply 1907 filter
Fighting Forces Comforts Fund, Sth Aus, Tin Hat FFCF Appeal

Fighting Forces Comforts Fund, Sth Aus, Tin Hat FFCF Appeal

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
Apply Social History Museums (South Australia) collection filter
Charity badges
Apply Charity badges filter
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Fighting Forces Comforts Fund in South Australia Inc
Apply Fighting Forces Comforts Fund in South Australia Inc filter
Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
Apply Anne Stockton collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Karl H. Aumuller
Apply Karl H. Aumuller filter
1935
Apply 1935 filter
Ethel Faithfull and her daughter Florence Ethel in 1910 with Tiger the cat

Ethel Faithfull and her daughter Florence Ethel in 1910 with...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
La Perouse Monument La Perouse N.S.W.

La Perouse Monument La Perouse N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Landscape featuring a sparse plain, gentle hills and thick dark clouds above. 1935

Landscape featuring a sparse plain, gentle hills and thick d...

Thompson Family collection
Apply Thompson Family collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Handwritten recipe

Handwritten recipe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Manuscripts
Apply Manuscripts filter
Tissue in pocket

Tissue in pocket

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
Apply Judy Horacek collection no. 2 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Ms Judy Horacek
Apply Ms Judy Horacek filter
1999
Apply 1999 filter
Liyagalawumirri  mortuary rites.

Liyagalawumirri mortuary rites.

J Davidson collection no. 3
Apply J Davidson collection no. 3 filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Nanganarralil
Apply Nanganarralil filter
1964
Apply 1964 filter
New York Currency Dealer

New York Currency Dealer

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
Apply Mary Nicholson collection no. 1 filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
New York, New York, United States of America
Apply New York, New York, United States of America filter
Mr Peter Nicholson
Apply Mr Peter Nicholson filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
Apply Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection filter
Prize certificates
Apply Prize certificates filter
Royal Agricultural Society of NSW
Apply Royal Agricultural Society of NSW filter
1981
Apply 1981 filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
Apply Cooktown, Queensland, Australia filter
Darryl
Apply Darryl filter
'Wana and Puliaba' or 'Goanna Corroboree at Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1971

'Wana and Puliaba' or 'Goanna Corroboree at Mirkantji', pain...

Papunya Art 2008 collection
Apply Papunya Art 2008 collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
Apply Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa filter
1971
Apply 1971 filter
Slim pair of hair cutting scissors

Slim pair of hair cutting scissors

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
Apply Hilda Creager collection no. 1 filter
Hairdressing scissors
Apply Hairdressing scissors filter
Whisk

Whisk

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
Apply Hilda Creager collection no. 1 filter
Kitchenware
Apply Kitchenware filter
1993 election flyer for the Australian Labor Party

1993 election flyer for the Australian Labor Party

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 14
Apply People's Paraphernalia collection no. 14 filter
Leaflets
Apply Leaflets filter
Australian Labor Party
Apply Australian Labor Party filter
1993
Apply 1993 filter
Sunk garden with large sundial

Sunk garden with large sundial

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter

"Im Flune durch are Welt / Australien" (translates to: In fl...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Germany
Apply Germany filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Group of 20 commemorative medals for Australia's bicentennary

Group of 20 commemorative medals for Australia's bicentennar...

Coles-Myer collection
Apply Coles-Myer collection filter
Commemorative medals
Apply Commemorative medals filter
Victoria, Australia
Apply Victoria, Australia filter
Coles-Myer Ltd
Apply Coles-Myer Ltd filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter
Two pinnate leaf boronias and their essential oils...

Two pinnate leaf boronias and their essential oils...

Jean Galbraith collection
Apply Jean Galbraith collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Flora T
Apply Flora T filter
Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flock, Camden Park, Sydney

Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flo...

Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
Apply Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1 filter
Wool specimens
Apply Wool specimens filter
Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia filter
John Macarthur
Apply John Macarthur filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter
Tangled bundle of lace-making equipment

Tangled bundle of lace-making equipment

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Lacemaking equipment
Apply Lacemaking equipment filter
Sea-monsters

Sea-monsters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Bavaria, Germany
Apply Bavaria, Germany filter
Solomon Bros, LTD
Apply Solomon Bros, LTD filter
Christmas card with poem written by Frances Ridley Havergal

Christmas card with poem written by Frances Ridley Havergal

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Christmas cards
Apply Christmas cards filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yvonne Wolmby
Apply Yvonne Wolmby filter
The National Magazine

The National Magazine

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Magazines
Apply Magazines filter
Photograph shows guests at an unidentified dinner in the main dining room at Old Parliament House

Photograph shows guests at an unidentified dinner in the mai...

Betty Hall collection
Apply Betty Hall collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Mr H L. Napthali
Apply Mr H L. Napthali filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Apply Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia filter
Felicia Walmbeng
Apply Felicia Walmbeng filter
Lidded plastic beaker for collection of urine samples

Lidded plastic beaker for collection of urine samples

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority collection
Apply Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority collection filter
Beakers (laboratory)
Apply Beakers (laboratory) filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Anchor Plastics
Apply Anchor Plastics filter
Ladies high-heeled boots in brown tanned leather

Ladies high-heeled boots in brown tanned leather

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Boots
Apply Boots filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Callaghan Shoe Company
Apply Callaghan Shoe Company filter
Reproduction of a possum skin cloak collected in 1872 from Lake Condah

Reproduction of a possum skin cloak collected in 1872 from L...

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
Apply Tooloyn Koortakay collection filter
Cloaks
Apply Cloaks filter
Portland, Victoria, Australia
Apply Portland, Victoria, Australia filter
Debra Couzens
Apply Debra Couzens filter
2002
Apply 2002 filter
Shopkeeper outside a store

Shopkeeper outside a store

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Earthenware sculpture of an Aboriginal child

Earthenware sculpture of an Aboriginal child

William Ricketts Sculpture collection no. 1
Apply William Ricketts Sculpture collection no. 1 filter
Sculptures
Apply Sculptures filter
William Ricketts
Apply William Ricketts filter
Load more objects